Photographs from the Dan Robertson Collection taken

at the AMA Sanctioned Flat Track Motorcycle Races

Cowley County Fairgrounds, Winfield, Kansas

Sunday Afternoon July 7, 1968

 

 

Expert riders #21 Robert Winters and #85m Monty Barrett on the front straightaway at

Winfield.  If you can identify the #12 bike at left, please contact Bob Lawrence.  Click your

mouse on the photo above to see another showing these two riders during this same discussion.

 

 

Expert riders #61n Loren Thompson and #45 Darrel Dovel

on the front straightaway at Winfield

 

 

Novice rider #11n Gordon Dusenbery on the front straightaway at Winfield

 

 

Expert #33 at left is Terry Deatherage. If you can identify any of the other people in

this photo, please contact Bob Lawrence. The motorcycle in the middle is a Harley-Davidson

and the motorcycle on the right is a BSA Gold Star.

 

 

#79 Buddy Elmore on the front straightaway at Winfield

 

 

Lining up on the front straightaway for one of the races.  That is Sam Satterley looking

at the camera.  His motorcycle is the #72 being pushed at right.  The #85m is that of

Monty Barrett.  Rider #33 is Terry Deatherage and rider #21 is Robert Winters.

 

 

Ken Pressgrove

of Topeka, Kansas made a clean sweep winning the third Novice Elimination, the first Novice heat race, and the Novice final.

Buddy Elmore

of El Paso, Texas was fourth fastest in the Expert time trials.  He then won the second Expert heat race and finished third in the Expert final.

 

 

Sam Satterley celebrates with starter / flagman Bob Whitney after setting the fastest

time in time trials and then winning the first heat as well as the final race.

 

 

 

 

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